Safety and Emergency

Poison Control

Animal Poison Control: 1-800-548-2423

ASPCA Poison Control:  1-888-426-4435 (Note: You may be charged a $65 consultation fee

Local Animal Hospitals

Animal Clinics and Vets

Report Animal Cruelty
ASPCA Animal Cruelty Line 

First Aid

American Veterinary Medical Association
The AVMA has a check-list of resources necessary for preparing your own basic pet first aid kit.

Pet Alert Stickers

The Animal Rescue Site                                                                                       Shopping through the Animal Rescue Site is both fun and rewarding. Pet Alert window clings sell for $5, which translates into 14 bowls of pet food donated to one of their partnered charities.

ADT Security
You can order a free “Pets Inside” window cling through their online form. You can also check your local pet store or veterinary clinic – sometimes they have them for free at the check-out counter. We got ours at Sutton Pets in Manhattan.

ASPCA shop
The ASPCA sells “Animal Inside” alert stickers in bulk (100 a pack), as well as pre-packaged pet-centric first aid kits.

Adoption and Fostering

Best Friends Animal Society and associated rescues: Although the Best Friends Sanctuary is based out of Kanab, Utah, they boast a wide network of rescues across the nation that are working tirelessly to bring about a time of No More Homeless Pets. Click the link to learn more about Best Friends and their No More Homeless Pets Network participants.

Parks and Dog 

Pet Loss and Grievance

Our pets are members of the family, and losing them can be an emotionally harrowing experience. The following are resources for both the practicalities and emotional challenges of saying good-bye to a pet.

The Delta Society
The Delta Society, known for their work with therapy and service animals, offers a page filled with comprehensive resources and information for families whose pets have “crossed the rainbow bridge.”